Category Archives: Global Shift

EU referendum – most important decision of our times? Really? | Bulent Gokay


(first published @ openDemocracy, 21 May 2016)   Nothing will be as good outside the EU as LEAVE suggests: the world won’t collapse as REMAIN implies. It is a gigantic distraction, deliberately engineered by competing parts of the elite. [Finishing … Continue reading

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Benedict Anderson, who wrote ‘Imagined Communities’, died in his adopted homeland, Indonesia


If Anderson had a homeland, it was Indonesia, which he threw his whole heart and mind into not just studying, but also emotionally inhabiting. (Jeet Heer, New Republic) Benedict Anderson, just two days before his death, discussing his newest book, … Continue reading

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